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New Signs

You wouldn’t know she’s sick when I’m taking this video, but she was, and little did I know getting worse with a bout of influenza. I did it anyway… Josie is learning and showing us some new signs these days. The nodding she learned on her own! Your browser does not support the video tag

March Videos: Spring Break (Madison)

After our few days of vacation in Wisconsin Dells, we headed to Madison to continue the rest of our spring break vacation!  Fun was had by all, and Vivian sure liked all the attention! She has this special talent of blowing bubbles.  It started early when I tried to get her to say mama.  Instead, […]

New Baby

Vivian Elfering was born at 10:03  today.  she weighs 8 pounds and 10 ounces . She is 21 inches long. Everything went very well and we are in recovery right now.  the Dr’s were nice enough to allow Jill’s Mom to be in the delivery room with us so she got to see everything.


We are now at the Hospital.  Jill is getting checked out and is about to get her IV.  So far so good,  and we were just notified that we wil be going in early for the C-section.  9:30 instead of 10.

Woo hoo! I’m TWO!

Mommy made me a cake, and my Nana and Papa and some of my aunts, uncles and cousins came over for dinner, cake and presents!  Thank you especially to Oma & Opa and Auntie Clare for sending presents for me even though you couldn’t be with me.  I love them all! Video Length = 6:22

Disney Over-Time Blog: Last Day

On our last day at Disney, we gathered our belongings and memories… the dads and kids had some breakfast while the moms (Jo and I) checked out and made sure luggage was checked.  Disney’s Magical Express took care of our checked luggage at the hotel so we didn’t have to come back for it.  We […]

Sick Day

I had to take my first parent sick days this week. When Jeremy went to get Mac up Wednesday morning he noticed Mac had thrown up in the night, twice. He didn’t fuss or cry, didn’t wake us up, but when Jeremy found him lying in it (eww), he called me in the room. Coincidentally, […]

Mac’s New Trick & Game

Thank you for your patience as I may have piqued your interest with my last post about Mac’s newest accomplishment. Here it is: Video Length = 2:38 On his 11-month birthday, not at all on purpose, I brought him out in the hall with me after getting him ready for bed. I usually throw his […]